5 Ways to Take Great Holiday Photos with Your Smartphone


It seems like many of life’s important moments take place when the lights are low–the holiday lights, kids blowing out birthday cake candles, New Year’s Eve parties. The problem is that low light doesn’t make it easy to document those moments.

That’s because getting a good shot in low light usually requires lengthening the exposure, which leads to blurriness from you or your subject moving. Taking shots too quickly results in under-exposed images.

Of course, you could pop the flash, but you’d also succeed in killing the atmosphere of the shot. So take your phone’s camera out of “Auto” mode and follow these tips to taking great photos in low light.

Raise the ISO Level

Your camera’s ISO setting lets you adjust how sensitive the camera is to light. The higher the ISO, the faster the camera sees the scene with the available light. So you can take photos faster…

View original post 496 more words


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s